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Hathaway's Way

Hathaway's Way

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 13th 2018

In the introduction to his 2016 biography on one of film history’s most respected and facile journeyman directors, Howard N. Pomainville asserts: “To understand Henry Hathaway [1898-1985], one shou

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Birthday Firsts

Birthday Firsts

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 23rd 2017

The creative artists marking birthdays are commemorated on our label by their firsts. Although the sterling film noir classic Kiss of Death (1947) is rightly and primarily celebrated as Richard Wid

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Evil Incarnate

Evil Incarnate

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 28th 2017

When it premiered 70 years ago yesterday in New York, Kiss of Death (1947) could have just registered as an assembly-line studio noir from a craftsmanlike director (Henry Hathaway) and smartly attu

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February Preorders / Kremlin Connections

February Preorders / Kremlin Connections

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 1st 2017

On Valentine’s Day, romance may be in the air, but comedy, action and family drama light up home entertainment screens courtesy of four Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray releases arriving February 14. T

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Kiss of Reality

Kiss of Reality

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 25th 2017

Kiss of Death (1947) is “a hard-hitting, often frightening crime drama from the [Ben] Hecht – [Charles] Lederer typewriter [that] has the look and feel of a real police lineup. It pulls no punches

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